For more than a century the drama, beauty and challenges of the great bike races have aroused passions across Europe. This book traces the history of these epic races and of the heroes, villains, scandals and intrigues that they have created. All the great tours are covered and the book includes full length profiles of the ten greatest champions from Henri Pelissier to Lance Armstrong. 
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